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Joel F. Bucaro

December 9, 1948 October 21, 2019
Joel F. Bucaro
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Obituary for Joel F. Bucaro

Joel F. Bucaro, age 70, of Tomahawk, WI, passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019, at Ascension St. Clare’s Hospital in Weston. Joel was born December 9, 1948, in Chicago, IL, to the late Samuel and Ruth (Rada) Bucaro. He was married to his high school sweetheart, Terry Yirsa, on June 6, 1970; she survives.

Joel grew up in Stickney, IL, and was a 1966 graduate of the Morton West High School in Berwyn, IL. After high school, Joel worked at the National Tea Company as a produce manager and later was a self-employed auto mechanic in Lyons, IL. Joel and Terry moved to Sayner, WI, in 1984 and made Tomahawk their home in 1985. Joel was an auto mechanic in Merrill before beginning his employment at the area Trigs Grocery Stores.

In his younger years, Joel enjoyed playing baseball and drag racing. An avid sports fan, he loved watching the Bears and White Sox and following the Brewers and Badgers. He enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, fishing and traveling. Above all, Joel cherished time spent with his family.

Survivors include his Wife, Terry Bucaro, of Tomahawk;

1 Son, Joel “Sonny” (Diane) Bucaro, of Wauwatosa, WI;

1 Daughter, Jill (Jeff) Bucaro-Campbell, of Pasadena, CA;

His Brother, Terry (Millie) Bucaro, of Beverly Hills, FL;

His Sister, Sharon (Bob) Hoskin, of Rewey, WI;

3 Grandchildren, Salvatore, Felix, and Simon.

Joel is further survived by several Nieces and Nephews.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, Sam and Ruth.

A Memorial Service for Joel Bucaro will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at 1:00 PM, at Generations Funeral Home. The family will receive friends for Visitation from 11:00 AM until the time of Services at 1:00 PM. Rev. Don Rhody will officiate.


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Visitation

Saturday

26

Oct

11:00 AM 10/26/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 10/26/2019 1:00:00 PM
Generations Funeral Home & Crematory

1400 N 4th St
Tomahawk, WI 54487

Generations Funeral Home & Crematory
1400 N 4th St Tomahawk 54487 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

26

Oct

1:00 PM 10/26/2019 1:00:00 PM
Generations Funeral Home & Crematory

1400 N 4th St
Tomahawk, WI 54487

Generations Funeral Home & Crematory
1400 N 4th St Tomahawk 54487 WI
United States
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